Category Archives: Abortion As Subversion

Musings on Women’s Right to Safe Abortion

Will future generations look back on these days and wonder what was wrong with us that we did not allow such basic rights to women to terminate an unwanted pregnancy that is growing inside her own body? Somewhat in the … Continue reading

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Love, sex and morality !

They say that love makes the world go around……….and that love is the answer to world peace. But the sad reality is that when people want to express love towards another consenting adult in a sexual way, the same world … Continue reading

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Defiance Counts: Lessons From Literature

When George Orwell penned his famous dystopia 1984, his invisible character Big Brother not only became one of literature’s most feared villains, but also a symbol of autocracy and dictatorship. What is most frightening about Orwell’s novel is the reader … Continue reading

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Abortion: A Subversive Answer to Patriarchy?

In this blog ASAP Coordinator, Dr. Suchitra Dalvie surfs the internet and books to answer the question, “So, how does patriarchy affect access to safe abortion ?“ Let us, re-phrase that to understand the answer better ! How does abortion … Continue reading

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Abortion: Personhood before Biology

Have you ever looked up the term “subversion” on Wikipedia? If not, you should do it now: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subversion Subversion is as Wikipedia says, “an attempt to transform the established social order and its structures of power, authority, and hierarchy.” We … Continue reading

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